Tuxera Joins ARM Connected Community

Tuxera Joins ARM Connected Community

Powers ARM-Technology Based Devices With Performance and Power Consumption Optimized File System Interoperability

Helsinki, Finland– < November 30, 2011> – Tuxera, the leading provider of interoperable file systems for Android, Linux, Mac and other platforms, today announced it is a new member in ARM Connected Community, the industry's largest ecosystem of ARM technology-based products and services. As a member of ARM Connected Community, Tuxera will contribute to the community effort to reduce development time and costs by bringing its expertise in interoperable file systems for consumer electronics and embedded devices markets.

‘’We are very pleased to join ARM Connected Community”, comments Mikko Välimäki, Tuxera CEO. ‘’Tuxera has been investing to port, optimize and support file systems for ARM processor-based customers in several target markets from mobile devices to storage systems. Tuxera brings its expertise in file systems to the expanding ARM community, allowing all parties involved to successfully meet consumer requirements for data portability."

Tuxera is the leading provider of file systems for embedded devices. Tuxera product portfolio includes Tuxera NTFS, exFAT and HFS+ interoperable file system solutions for mobile devices, TVs, set-top boxes, storage systems and automotive infotainment with seamless support for a broad range of operating systems and ARM-based chipsets. Tuxera’s investments in ARM-based designs include performance, memory consumption and power consumption optimizations.

ARM Connected Community is a global network of companies aligned to provide a complete solution, from design to manufacture and end use, for products based on the ARM architecture. ARM offers a variety of resources to Community members, including promotional programs and peer-networking opportunities that enable a variety of ARM Partners to come together to provide end-to-end customer solutions. Visitors to the ARM Connected Community have the ability to contact members directly through the website. For more information, please visit: http://www.arm.com/community

“The Connected Community is all about companies working together to provide the most complete solutions in the shortest possible time.  By joining the Community, which now comprises more than 900 companies, Tuxera increases the large portfolio of skills, products and services that are centered around the ARM architecture, and currently available to developers worldwide,” said Lori Kate Smith, Sr. Manager Community Programs for ARM.

About Tuxera. Tuxera is a leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across devices. With Tuxera file systems inside, users experience plug and play interoperability with their laptops, digital cameras, set-top-boxes, mobile phones and other consumer electronics. Building on the success of open source, Tuxera’s industry-standard NTFS and exFAT solutions for Android, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms have over 30 million installations. Close collaboration with Microsoft ensures reliable compatibility and helps Tuxera to set the standard in high-performance, low power use for embedded and mobile solutions. Tuxera’s customers include leading hardware, software, and consumer electronics companies. For more information, please visit www.tuxera.com

 


MStar Selects Tuxera File Systems for Set-Top Box Chipsets

MStar Selects Tuxera File Systems for Set-Top Box Chipsets
Interoperable File Systems Brings Expandable, Portable Storage and Multi-Channel Recording for the Next Generation Consumer Entertainment

Helsinki, Finland <November 15, 2011> Tuxera Inc., the leading provider of Windows and Mac compatible file systems for Android, Linux and other platforms, today announced that MStar Semiconductor, Inc., a global leader in Set-Top Box chipsets, has selected Tuxera's interoperable file systems for its advanced System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solutions. With Tuxera's file system solutions integrated, consumers can attach Windows-formatted portable hard drives and other storages into the next-generation Set-Top Boxes for seamless high-performance recording and playback.

"Portable high-capacity storage has become a must-have supported feature for every connected device," said Walker Chen, General Manager of STB Business Unit at MStar. "Powered by Tuxera market leading file system solutions, MStar is now best positioned to achieve portable, interoperable storage without any sacrifice to usability or reliability. Tuxera also combines interoperability with the highest performance numbers we have seen with any file system before, paving the way for our customers to design previously unforeseen multi-channel PVR deployments."

"We are pleased to partner with MStar to provide full support for unlimited portable storage and the fastest possible recording speeds available." noted Mikko Välimäki, Tuxera CEO. "We will continue our preferred model to integrate Tuxera file systems together with the market leading chipsets to bring more functionality and superior user experience to consumers all over the world."

About Tuxera. Tuxera is a leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across devices. With Tuxera file systems inside, users experience plug and play interoperability with their laptops, digital cameras, set-top-boxes, mobile phones and other consumer electronics. Building on the success of open source, Tuxera’s industry-standard NTFS and exFAT solutions for Android, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms have over 30 million installations. Close collaboration with Microsoft ensures reliable compatibility and helps Tuxera to set the standard in high-performance, low power use for embedded and mobile solutions. Tuxera’s customers include leading hardware, software, and consumer electronics companies. For more information, please visit www.tuxera.com.

About MStar Semiconductor Inc. MStar Semiconductor, Inc. ("MStar") is a world-class leader in Application Specific ICs ("ASIC") with a focus on consumer electronic products and communication applications. Since the inception in 2002, MStar has established a strong brand and leadership position in LCD controller, analog and digital TV, Set-Top Box, and mobile communication applications by fully leveraging its core expertise of cutting-edge design capabilities, continuous innovation and premier customer-focused services. Headquartered in Taiwan, MStar has a comprehensive global footprint covering over 15 international R&D and customer support centers to provide a full range of total solutions for various consumer electronic applications. MStar went public in 2010 and is listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange (3697.TW). For more information, please visit www.mstarsemi.com or contact


Safety Vision Selects Tuxera File System for Robust Video Recording from Multiple Mass Transit Cameras

Safety Vision Selects Tuxera File System for Robust Video Recording from Multiple Mass Transit Cameras
Writes Up-To 24 Simultaneous 1080P Full-HD Video Streams and Ensures Superior Reliability for Heavy-Use Mass Transit Deployments

Sunnyvale, CA <October 31, 2011> Tuxera, the leading provider of interoperable file systems for Android, Linux, Mac and other platforms, today announced Safety Vision has licensed Tuxera’s interoperable file system solution to bring heavy-duty video recording capabilities to demanding mass transit system deployments. Safety Vision offers comprehensive mobile video solutions to fleet operators to ensure seamless and safe operations for vehicles on the move. With Tuxera’s file system the latest Safety Vision products achieve vastly improved video stream write performance and optimal disk utilization without compromising Windows and Linux interoperability and reliability.

Chalon Dilber, Director of Marketing at Safety Vision said: "Fleet customers rely on us to provide evidentiary quality video in the extremely demanding mobile/vehicle environment.  Our new Network Video Recording (NVR) platform utilizes Tuxera's solution to offer unprecedented read/write performance while adhering to strict interoperability and reliability standards."

Highlighted examples of Tuxera’s contributions to Safety Vision’s products features:

  • Support the recording of up to 24 simultaneous Full HD 1080P video streams, including audio and metadata, without limits on recording length
  • Support for extensive metadata with unlimited scalability for integration with new sensors and third party software applications
  • Seamless plug-and-play interoperability with both Linux and Microsoft Windows platforms
  • Setting the industry standard for speed of search and retrieval of data content from external applications
  • Reliability to withstand the many unforgiving mobile vehicle environments

“Companies such as Safety Vision set the bar high in our industry. Tuxera is privileged to work with the most demanding use cases to make sure all data is stored today and that it can be easily retrieved in the future. To achieve the common goals Tuxera delivers the industry’s highest-performing file system solutions with best-in-class reliability and full compliance to the industry standards,” said Mikko Välimäki, Tuxera CEO.

About Tuxera. Tuxera is a leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across devices. With Tuxera file systems inside, users experience plug and play interoperability with their laptops, digital cameras, set-top-boxes, mobile phones and other consumer electronics. Building on the success of open source, Tuxera’s industry-standard NTFS and exFAT solutions for Android, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms have over 30 million installations. Close collaboration with Microsoft ensures reliable compatibility and helps Tuxera to set the standard in high-performance, low power use for embedded and mobile solutions. Tuxera’s customers include leading hardware, software, and consumer electronics companies. For more information, please visit www.tuxera.com.

About Safety Vision. Serving transit, police, school bus, and other public and private sector fleets since 1993, Safety Vision provides comprehensive mobile video solutions that enhance visibility, improve safety, protect assets, and reduce liability. Systems include onboard surveillance and collision avoidance camera systems. Components include mobile digital video recorders (MDVRs); rear-, side-, and forward-view interior and exterior cameras featuring infrared technology; video-viewing and –sharing software; and in-cab monitors. Advanced surveillance system technology enables the secure capture, automated wireless download, and simplified backend management of video, audio, and other evidentiary data. For more information, please visit: www.safetyvision.com

 


Tuxera Joins GENIVI Alliance

Tuxera Joins GENIVI Alliance
Provides Complete File System Interoperability Stack for Automotive Infotainment Systems

Helsinki, FINLAND <September 30, 2011> Tuxera Inc., the leading provider of Windows and Mac compatible file systems for Android, Linux and other platforms, today announced it has become an Associate Member of the GENIVI alliance. Tuxera will contribute to make GENIVI an open, fully interoperable In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) platform that supports all Windows formatted storages as well as the latest SDXC memory card formats.

"GENIVI is an important milestone for the automotive industry to aim at a standardized platform and bring consumers richer experiences while driving. Tuxera will make sure GENIVI fills in consumers' expectations they can plug-in any portable media storage they have and playback the music and other content with the latest infotainment systems," said Mikko Välimäki, Tuxera CEO.

The GENIVI reference platform builds on Linux and other open source technologies, which are also Tuxera's core competences. Tuxera developers have been actively contributing to the Linux community for more than ten years. Tuxera is also working with industry leaders including Microsoft and SD Association to solve legal compliance issues that come with the use of proprietary interoperability standards on open source platforms. Today Tuxera’s high-performance, commercially licensed file system products power tens of millions interoperable consumer electronics devices.

"Tuxera has a long experience in working with consumer electronics manufacturers, operating systems developers and chipset companies to bring interoperability across devices. We are pleased to support GENIVI's efforts in reducing the development time and costs of fully-connected, standards compliant In-Vehicle Infotainment systems," said Viet-Anh Le, Marketing Manager at Tuxera.

The GENIVI Alliance gathers companies from the entire IVI value chain: software, consumer electronics, communication, and automotive companies, including major vehicle manufacturers such as BMW, PSA Peugeot-Citroen, Jaguar Land Rover, General Motors, Hyundai Motor Group, Renault, Nissan, Honda and Mahindra.

About Tuxera. Tuxera is a leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across devices. With Tuxera file systems inside, users experience plug and play interoperability with their laptops, digital cameras, set-top-boxes, mobile phones and other consumer electronics. Building on the success of open source, Tuxera’s industry-standard NTFS and exFAT solutions for Android, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms have over 30 million installations. Close collaboration with Microsoft ensures reliable compatibility and helps Tuxera to set the standard in high-performance, low power use for embedded and mobile solutions. Tuxera’s customers include leading hardware, software, and consumer electronics companies. For more information, please visit www.tuxera.com.

About GENIVI Alliance. GENIVI Alliance is a non-profit industry association whose mission is to drive the broad adoption of an In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) open source development platform. GENIVI will accomplish this by aligning requirements, delivering reference implementations, offering certification programs and fostering a vibrant open source IVI community. GENIVI’s work will result in shortened development cycles, quicker time-to-market, and reduced costs for companies developing IVI equipment and software. GENIVI is headquartered in San Ramon, California. More information: www.genivi.org.


Skyworth Selects Tuxera for Fully Interoperable, High Performance PVR Functionality

Skyworth Selects Tuxera for Fully Interoperable, High Performance PVR Functionality
Delivers Improved Usability and Support for External Storages to Record and Playback High Definition Video

HELSINKI, FINLAND – <August 09, 2011> – Tuxera Inc., the leading provider of Windows-compatible file systems for Linux, Android, Mac and other platforms, today announced that Skyworth, a leading Chinese TV and set-top box manufacturer, has chosen Tuxera's file system solution to achieve fully interoperable, high-performance personal video recorder (PVR) functionality across its devices.

"We selected Tuxera's file system solution for its superior performance, rock solid reliability and easy-to-deploy architecture," said Xiaohui Wang, General Manager of R&D Department at Skyworth. "With Tuxera's solution we can address the top three requirements our customers have today: large high-definition video files, support for all external storages via USB, and quick, responsive usability."

Tuxera brings multi-channel high-definition recording and playback capability over USB and other connectors to any Windows and Mac formatted external storage including memory sticks and HDDs. Highest possible performance and short mount times result in increased usability. Furthermore, Tuxera solutions bring with them uncompromising reliability: integrated check disk and verifying tools provide immunity and built-in repair functionality against corruptions, even after an unexpected system failure.

"We are very pleased to provide Tuxera's flagship file system solutions to Skyworth, a well-known innovator and leader in the Shenzhen's vibrant technology landscape. This is partly the result of Tuxera's hard work together with the silicon providers to integrate and optimize the solutions for rapid deployment, which is essential for the highest level of support," noted Mikko Välimäki, Tuxera CEO.

Tuxera interoperable file systems are available for all set-top box and TV platforms. For more information, please contact

About Tuxera. Tuxera is a leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across devices. With Tuxera file systems inside, users experience plug and play interoperability with their laptops, digital cameras, set-top-boxes, mobile phones and other consumer electronics. Building on the success of open source, Tuxera’s industry-standard NTFS and exFAT solutions for Android, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms have over 30 million installations. Close collaboration with Microsoft ensures reliable compatibility and helps Tuxera to set the standard in high-performance, low power use for embedded and mobile solutions. Tuxera’s customers include leading hardware, software, and consumer electronics companies. For more information, please visit www.tuxera.com.

About Skyworth. Established in 1988, Skyworth Group Co., Ltd is a leading global TV manufacturer and large-sized high-tech public company listed in Hong Kong Exchange Stock (Stock code: 0751) and engaged in researching, manufacturing and Sales & Distribution consumer electronics, internet communication products and security & protection products. With 22 years of development, Skyworth has grown up from a small remote controller manufacturer to the top 10 TV brand in the world and No.1 TV brand in China with more than 20,000 employees and sales revenue of $3.68 billion and brand value of $2.63 billion in 2009. For more information please visit: http://www.skyworth.com

 


Rockchip Selects Tuxera NTFS and exFAT File System Interoperability for Tablets, Phones, and WebTV Products

Rockchip Selects Tuxera NTFS and exFAT File System Interoperability for Tablets, Phones, and WebTV Products

Provides Support for High-Performance Portable USB and SDXC Storages without File Size Limits across Android, Windows and Mac Devices

Helsinki, FINLAND <July 12, 2011>. Tuxera Inc., the leading provider of Windows-compatible file systems for Android, Linux, Mac and other platforms, today announced Rockchip, a leading System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solution provider based in China, has selected Tuxera NTFS and exFAT to power Rockchip’s latest chipsets. Tuxera and Rockchip have worked together in integrating and optimizing Tuxera NTFS and exFAT for high-speed and seamless data portability starting with Rockchip RK2918 chipset used in several tablet, phone, and WebTV products.

“We are very selective when it comes to partnerships and Tuxera is proven to be the market leader and expert in file system interoperability”, said Chen Feng, Rockchip CMO. “This fruitful cooperation allows Rockchip’s WebTV, Phone, and Tablet customers to offer a rich range of interoperable products that comply with the latest file system standards.”

Tuxera's file systems help device manufacturers to achieve high performance, low power, and fully interoperable read and write operations. Thus consumers can enjoy true plug-and-play data portability across all their electronic devices and share the best possible HD-quality videos, pictures and music without file or storage size limits. Tuxera solutions also fulfill low CPU and memory requirements to significantly increase battery life and achieve improved user experience. Tuxera's total offering combines expert service and support with the industry-leading interoperable file system solutions.

“We have admired Rockchip’s rapid rise in the mobile chipset market and are truly excited to work together to set the standard in file system interoperability and data portability. Rockchip customers worldwide have now access to the latest innovations to improve consumer user experience. Tuxera continues to work hard to extend the support to future devices and upcoming use cases,” noted Mikko Välimäki, Tuxera CEO

Tuxera NTFS and exFAT is now available for Rockchip customers. For more information, please contact .

About Tuxera. Tuxera is the leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across devices. With Tuxera file systems inside, users experience plug-and-play interoperability with their laptops, digital cameras, set-top-boxes, mobile phones and other consumer electronics. Building on the success of open source, Tuxera's industry-standard NTFS and exFAT solutions for Android, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms have over 30 million installations. Close collaboration with Microsoft ensures reliable compatibility and helps Tuxera to set the standard in high-performance, low power use for embedded and mobile solutions. Tuxera's customers include leading hardware, software, and consumer electronics companies. For more information, please visit http://www.tuxera.com.

About Rockchip. Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics Co., Ltd. is a China leading fabless semiconductor company and mobile-internet SOC solution provider. Rockchip focuses on mobile Internet Platform with products targeted on Mobile Internet terminals (smart-phone/MID/Internet TV/e-Book) and portable multimedia entertainment terminals (MP3/PMP). Rockchip has combined its Video and Audio experience to produce semiconductor (IC) solutions for the world-famous OEM/ODM and Brand customers. Owning a bunch of proprietary intellectual property rights, Rockchip has been working hard to the development of Chinese electronics industry. The chips independently developed by Rockchip had won the "China chip” for five consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.rock-chips.com.